Attila Czene

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The native form of this personal name is Czene Attila. This article uses the Western name order.
Attila Czene
Secretary of State for Sports of the Ministry of National Resources
In office
2 June 2010 – 8 October 2012
Minister Miklós Réthelyi
Zoltán Balog
Succeeded by István Simicskó
Attila Czene
Personal information
Full name Attila Czene
National team  Hungary
Born (1974-06-20) 20 June 1974 (age 42)
Szeged, Csongrád, Hungary
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley
Club Budapesti Rendészeti
OTP-Sport Plusz Sportegyesület
Sport-Plusz Mahart
College team Arizona State University (USA)
Coach Mike Chasson (USA)

Attila Czene (born 20 June 1974) is a former medley swimmer from Hungary, who won the gold medal in the 200 m individual medley at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992.


Preceded by
Jani Sievinen
Men's 200-metre individual medley
world record-holder (short course)

23 March 2000 – 25 March 2004
Succeeded by
George Bovell